Originally Posted by DarthMaulUK
Technically, they are. They are paying the wages for Bioware staff. However, LucasArts will pay Bioware/EA money for milestones reached.
But unless LucasArts change their distribution rules, Activision/Blizzard will be publishing - and making money from - this game - which simply put pisses EA off.
Yes, I can see EA not being happy about Activision Blizzard publishing the game in Europe, Oceania, and Asia if that is what is going to happen. I'm curious how the developer/publisher relationships work TOR as the press release doesn't seem to be too clear on this.